Corvallis Half Marathon
Race Technical Difficulty Score (RTDS) = 1
This scenic 13.1 mile long Tour de Corvallis is mostly flat with two slow gradual climbs, and consequently two gradual descents. The entire course is on paved roads, sidewalk and bike paths.
We start on OSU campus alongside Gill Coliseum, head out to 35th St on Washington Ave, take a right onto 35th and then a right onto Jefferson. Take Jefferson to 15th St, turning right onto 15th, and then a left onto Washington, another left onto 11th, and one final left again onto Campus Way. Follow Campus Way heading west all the way across campus (Water Station #1), past 35th St, the covered bridge, 53rd (Water Station #2), and out Midge Cramer path past the fairgrounds and towards Bald Hill. Veer right at the base of Bald Hill, following the rolling path to Oak Creek Rd (Water Station #3), where you’ll take a right and head back to 53rd.
At 53rd, take a left and stay on the bike path to MLK Jr Park, where the path turns to sidewalk (Water Station #4). Continue along the sidewalk on 53rd/Walnut until you reach Aspen Dr, where you will turn left up into the Timberhill neighborhood. Take a right onto Arrowood and follow it to 29th. Cross 29th and continue on the sidewalk past Timberhill Athletic Club and back down to Walnut. Cross Walnut at 29th St, and immediately take a left onto the sidewalk on the south side of Walnut. Stay on Walnut until you take a right onto 25th St, following it for two blocks, taking a right on Roosevelt Dr, and then a left onto 27th.
You’ll follow 27th (Water Station #5)all the way back to Tyler Ave, take a left on Tyler, and then a quick right onto 26th St. Follow 26th St all the way back into campus (Water Station #6), taking a right on Jefferson Way. Follow Jefferson to 35th, taking a left onto 35th. Take a left onto the path alongside Washington after you cross the railroad tracks. Follow the path to 30th, then take a right onto 30th, and run past the Truax Indoor Practice Facility, taking a left back to Reser Stadium parking lot, take a slight left and enter onto Ralph Miller Lane and the finish line is just yards away!!!